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Astute Class Submarines

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN HL4093, tabled on 13 December 2016

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the planned date for the naming ceremony for the 7th Astute-class submarine.

Answered on

19 December 2016

The date for the naming ceremony of the 7th Astute Class submarine is not planned to be scheduled until nearer the time of its handover to the Royal Navy, which is expected to be in 2024.